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Ballade Supreme

Type:  

Structure, Metrical Requirement, Repetitive Requirement, Rhyme Scheme Requirement, Isosyllabic

 
Description: 

Very much like the Ballade, but it is longer with a slightly different rhyme scheme to accomodate the extra lines.

 
Origin: 

French

 
Schematic: 
ababbccdcD ababbccdcD ababbccdcD ccdcD

D is a repeating refrain that rhymes with the "d" lines..
 
Starting Point: 

As with the ballade, it is very important to have very flexible rhyme sounds. A word like "orange" will not work.

 
Rhythm/Stanza Length: 

10

 
Line/Poem Length: 

35

 
See Also:  

Ballade, Chant Royal, Dizain, Double Ballade Supreme, Double Refrain Ballade Supreme, Envoy

 
Status: 

Incomplete

 

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